MS09-046: Vulnerability in DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956844)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through an ActiveX
control.

Description :

The remote host is missing Security Update 956844. The DHTML Editing
Component ActiveX Control on the remote host has a remote code execution
vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user
into viewing a specially crafted web page, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-046

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 40889 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36280

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2519